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Agent-Based Modelling of Urban District Energy System Decarbonisation—A Systematic Literature Review

Ardak Akhatova, Lukas Kranzl, Fabian Schipfer, Charitha Buddhika Heendeniya
2022 Energies  
We systematically select and analyse peer-reviewed literature and discuss the key modelling aspects, such as model purpose, agents and decision-making logic, spatial and temporal aspects, and empirical  ...  This state-of-the-art review focuses on the application of agent-based modelling for exploring policy interventions that facilitate the decarbonisation (i.e., energy transition) of districts and neighbourhoods  ...  The classification of existing decision models has been previously done by [80] for human agents in ecological ABMs, by [56, 57] for agents in ABMs innovation diffusion and by [43] for ABMs of socio-technical  ... 
doi:10.3390/en15020554 fatcat:tgznq7lqkjgezeda6hhlujkpbu

Formalising theories of human decision-making for agent-based modelling of social-ecological systems: practical lessons learned and ways forward

Nina Schwarz, Gunnar Dressler, Karin Frank, Wander Jager, Marco Janssen, Birgit Müller, Maja Schlüter, Nanda Wijermans, Jürgen Groeneveld
2020 Socio-Environmental Systems Modelling  
Here, we reflect on our experiences of selecting, formalising and documenting psychological and economic theories of human decision-making for inclusion in different agent-based models (ABMs) of natural  ...  In this way, we present a systematic overview of the choices researchers face when including theories of human decision-making in their ABMs, reflect on the choices we made in our own modelling projects  ...  models" in Tempe, Arizona, US and from participants of the workshop "Using theories on human decision-making in ABMs" at the Social Simulation Conference 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden.  ... 
doi:10.18174/sesmo.2020a16340 fatcat:fsa36edepnhqbaua4jx2xjgpae

Simple or complicated agent-based models? A complicated issue

Zhanli Sun, Iris Lorscheid, James D. Millington, Steffen Lauf, Nicholas R. Magliocca, Jürgen Groeneveld, Stefano Balbi, Henning Nolzen, Birgit Müller, Jule Schulze, Carsten M. Buchmann
2016 Environmental Modelling & Software  
The success of empirical ABMs proves that ABMs are not only for "proof-of-concept", but can also be useful in addressing real-world problems.  ...  ABMs allow modellers to explicitly incorporate feedbacks between human and environmental systems and to investigate emergent patterns at the macro level in time and space due to interactions at lower levels  ...  But modellers need systemic approaches when facing substantial numbers of options and decisions as in the case of agent-based land use models.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.09.006 fatcat:4cdgz5exxzcj3oel5fpddx2goa

A Third Wave in the Economics of Climate Change

J. Doyne Farmer, Cameron Hepburn, Penny Mealy, Alexander Teytelboym
2015 Environmental and Resource Economics  
This paper then examines two potential candidate approachesdynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models and agent-based models (ABM).  ...  The successful use of agent-based models in other areas, such as in modelling the financial We are grateful for comments on Hepburn's presentation from participants at the 'Beyond IPCC-Future Paths for  ...  look for policy interventions that maintain options and that can adapt as more information arise. 2 For instance, Allen and Frame (2007) argue that any climate policy reliant upon climate sensitivity  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10640-015-9965-2 fatcat:mlrek6kedbei3chaq5mxp3bvci

Paramétrage d'un modèle de simulation individu-centré des mobilités résidentielles : enjeux, démarche et résultats

Joanne Hirtzel
2017 CyberGeo  
., 2017, "Framing options for characterising and parameterising human agents in empirical ABM", Environmental Modelling & Software , Vol.93, 29–41.  ...  ., 2007, "Assessment and validation of multi-agent models", in : Phan D., Amblard F. (eds.), Agent-based modelling and simulation in the social and human science , Oxford, Bardwell Press, 93–114.  ... 
doi:10.4000/cybergeo.28801 fatcat:jrrxfvk7ffdpfj2dgmrwfun7dm

Integrated modelling of social-ecological systems for climate change adaptation

Carlo Giupponi, Anne-Gaelle Ausseil, Stefano Balbi, Fabio Cian, Alexander Fekete, Animesh K. Gain, Arthur Hrast Essenfelder, Javier Martínez-López, Vahid Mojtahed, Celia Norf, Hélder Relvas, Ferdinando Villa
2022 Socio-Environmental Systems Modelling  
Upon that synthesis, the paper identifies directions for orienting the development of innovative IM, for improved analysis and management of socio-economic systems, thus providing better foundations for  ...  On the methodological side, significant improvements have been made for better understanding the dynamics of complex social and ecological systems, but still, the literature and proposed solutions are  ...  Acknowledgements All authors would like to acknowledge anonymous reviewers and the editor for their insightful revisions and editing. A.  ... 
doi:10.18174/sesmo.18161 fatcat:pyvacmaecjdejamh7c2sqjmffu

Computational methods and rural cultural & natural heritage: A review

Francisco Barrientos, John Martin, Claudia De Luca, Simona Tondelli, Jaime Gómez-García-Bermejo, Eduardo Zalama Casanova
2021 Journal of Cultural Heritage  
Most of the activities related to CNH occur in the phases 'Dissemination', 'Exhibition and Transmission' and 'Consumption/Participation', highlighted in Fig. 1 .  ...  While rural areas are facing a socio-economic and demographic crisis all over the world, CNH need not only to be safeguarded, but also promoted as a driver for competitiveness, growth and sustainable and  ...  Supplementary material Supplementary material associated with this article can be found, in the online version, at 10.1016/j.culher.2021.03.009  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.culher.2021.03.009 fatcat:5w4iww2mfje23ij5wa7sjprdym

Agent-based modelling of the social dynamics of energy end use [chapter]

Émile J.L. Chappin, Igor Nikolic, Neil Yorke-Smith
2020 Energy and Behaviour  
The first is theories or heuristics describing agents, and their behaviours; the second is facts parameterising those agents their behaviours and the environment. 2 Agent-based models ABMs of STSs obviously  ...  Empirical data in agent-based models are normally used to provide for specifics on properties of barriers, technologies, households, and policies.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-818567-4.00029-6 fatcat:guhzbilvtnh7ll4mh2d65ihoi4

Agent-Based Modelling to Assess Community Food Security and Sustainable Livelihoods

Samantha Dobbie, Kate Schreckenberg, James G Dyke, Marije Schaafsma, Stefano Balbi
2018 Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation  
We present a methodological approach for constructing an agent-based model (ABM) to assess community food security and variation among livelihood trajectories, using rural Malawi as a case study.  ...  The scenario results suggest that population growth and increased rainfall variability are linked to significant declines in food utilisation and stability by .  ...  Three households were not home and therefore not interviewed. Village data was used for parameterisation purposes as described in Sections . -. .  ... 
doi:10.18564/jasss.3639 fatcat:cad5l7a6t5enxnuvoezo36i7xm

International Workshop on Agent-Based Modelling of Urban Systems (ABMUS) Proceedings: 2022 [article]

Nick Malleson, Le-Minh Kieu, Koen H. van Dam, JASON THOMPSON, Alison Heppenstall, Jiaqi Ge
Proceedings of the 2022 Agent-Based Modelling of Urban Systems (ABMUS) workshop. Part of the AAMAS conference. Further details:  ...  We are currently exploring BN, GAN and various other methods in synthetic data modelling and generation for sequential transport data. Acknowledgements.  ...  entitled "AutoTrust: Designing a Human-Centred Trusted, Secure, Intelligent and Usable Internet of Vehicles" (EP/R029563/1).  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.19733800.v1 fatcat:sb2ynno5vfd4ffrml46sngr6by

Modelling Bushfire Evacuation Behaviours [article]

Joel Robertson
2019 arXiv   pre-print
However, the ABM should reflect the diversity of possible human responses in a given community.  ...  Over a population of agents their collective behaviour will characterise the community response.  ...  Dhirendra Singh, for his help and advice. His guidance has been invaluable and I have enjoyed our collaboration immensely. Thanks also to Dr. Vincent Lemiale, Dr.  ... 
arXiv:1909.00991v1 fatcat:n2etdow5h5h4pgvd5ljwqvwgt4

Conceptual System Dynamics and Agent-Based Modelling Simulation of Interorganisational Fairness in Food Value Chains: Research Agenda and Case Studies

Seán McGarraghy, Gudrun Olafsdottir, Rossen Kazakov, Élise Huber, William Loveluck, Ingunn Y. Gudbrandsdottir, Lukáš Čechura, Gianandrea Esposito, Antonella Samoggia, Pierre-Marie Aubert, David Barling, Ivan Đurić (+4 others)
2022 Agriculture  
System dynamics and agent-based simulation modelling approaches have a potential as tools to evaluate the impact of policy related decision making in food value chains.  ...  This approach is outlined as a research agenda, and it is demonstrated how cognitive maps can help in the initial conceptual model building when implemented for specific food value chains studied in the  ...  Acknowledgments: We would like to thank members of ASSIST Software for useful discussions. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/agriculture12020280 fatcat:oo4jsevjc5dclcdjrtqh3fmkg4

State of the Art: A Family-Related Foresight Approach

Paolo di Giulio, Thomas Fent, Dimiter Philipov, Jana Vobecká, Maria Winkler-Dworak
2021 Institut für Demographie - VID  
The methodological background focuses on microsimulation and agent-based models, two quantitative models that will serve as new tools for foresight.  ...  This state-of-the-art report discusses the substantive and methodological background for the construction and application of a family-related foresight method.  ...  Olaf Kapella gave us useful advices along with clarifications about the foresight in the FamilyPlatform project.  ... 
doi:10.1553/0x003d06d8 fatcat:zpquyhbacba2nfof56yejbao4y

Combining exploratory scenarios and participatory backcasting: using an agent-based model in participatory policy design for a multi-functional landscape

Derek B. Van Berkel, Peter H. Verburg
2012 Landscape Ecology  
In this paper we present the findings of a study using an agent based model to help stakeholders consider, discuss and incorporate spatial and temporal processes in a backcasting exercise for rural development  ...  The scenarios are simulated in an agent based model incorporating rural residents and farmer characteristics, the environment and different policy interventions for realistic projection of landscape evolution  ...  Acknowledgments This work has been done in the context of the RUFUS and VOLANTE project funded by the European Commission (FP7 programme) and the Dutch Climate for Knowledge project (theme 8).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10980-012-9730-7 pmid:25983392 pmcid:PMC4426888 fatcat:ga2hye65hjdmpmi7gpl5row7jy

Jumping to a better world: An agent-based exploration of criticality in low-carbon energy transitions

Oscar Kraan, Steven Dalderop, Gert Jan Kramer, Igor Nikolic
2019 Energy Research & Social Science  
The role of simulation models In the broad spectrum of modelling approaches for the simulation of energy transitions, we can distinguish two types of simulation models, empirical models and conceptual  ...  A B S T R A C T Understanding the possible transition pathways of the energy system requires the integration of human behaviour in energy system models.  ...  Acknowledgements This research has been part of a Shell-sponsored project on the use of agent-based modelling in the energy scenario domain. The authors want to thank dr. Wander Jager and dr.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.erss.2018.08.024 fatcat:2m4ueja2qjdihf77xsqfwsuini
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